|author||David Benjamin <firstname.lastname@example.org>||Wed May 05 16:37:05 2021 -0400|
|committer||Adam Langley <email@example.com>||Fri May 07 16:19:50 2021 +0000|
Make X509_SIG and X509_CERT_AUX opaque. I meant to grab more interesting types this round, but I missed a few spots. We should be able to get these out of the way though. Update-Note: Direct access of these structs should be replaced by accessors. Change-Id: I43cb8f949d53754cfebef2f84be66e89d2b96f96 Reviewed-on: https://boringssl-review.googlesource.com/c/boringssl/+/47384 Reviewed-by: Adam Langley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
BoringSSL is a fork of OpenSSL that is designed to meet Google's needs.
Although BoringSSL is an open source project, it is not intended for general use, as OpenSSL is. We don't recommend that third parties depend upon it. Doing so is likely to be frustrating because there are no guarantees of API or ABI stability.
Programs ship their own copies of BoringSSL when they use it and we update everything as needed when deciding to make API changes. This allows us to mostly avoid compromises in the name of compatibility. It works for us, but it may not work for you.
BoringSSL arose because Google used OpenSSL for many years in various ways and, over time, built up a large number of patches that were maintained while tracking upstream OpenSSL. As Google's product portfolio became more complex, more copies of OpenSSL sprung up and the effort involved in maintaining all these patches in multiple places was growing steadily.
Currently BoringSSL is the SSL library in Chrome/Chromium, Android (but it's not part of the NDK) and a number of other apps/programs.
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